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Ivory Coast national under-17 football team

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The Côte d'Ivoire National Under-17 Football Team or Ivory Coast National Under-17 Football Team, nicknamed Les petit Éléphants ("The Little Elephants" in French), represents Côte d'Ivoire (commonly known as Ivory Coast in English) in international football at an under-17 level and is controlled by the Fédération Ivoirienne de Football. The team's first appearance on the world stage was in 1987 at the 1987 FIFA U-16 World Championship in Canada where they achieved third place after a 2-1 extra time victory over Italy in the third place playoff.

Côte d'Ivoire U17
Nickname(s)Les Petits Éléphants
(The Little Elephants)
AssociationFédération Ivoirienne de Football
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationWAFU (West Africa)
Head coachAlain Gouaméné
CaptainJean Thome
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Africa U-17 Cup of Nations
Appearances5 (first in 1997)
Best resultChampions, 2013
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances4 (first in 1987)
Best resultThird Place, 1987



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